Robert Friedman

Robert Friedman is a life-long New York resident who earned a B.A. from S.U.N.Y. Buffalo in 1975. In 1977, he earned his Juris Doctor from Hamline University School of Law.

He firmly believes that being an active participant in the community is necessary for a successful law practice.


Attorney By the Numbers


DANGEROUS DRIVERS SUCCESSFULLY PROSECUTED OVER THE PAST 35 YEARS AS A VEHICLE & TRAFFIC PROSECUTOR.  Mr. Friedman was named 2003 WNY Prosecutor of the Year and stopped a legal challenge to the constitutionality of the New York seatbelt law






YEARS PRACTICING LAW. Mr. Friedman is admitted to all New York State Courts and the U.S. District Court for the Western District of New York in 1979.



AVAILABILITY by telephone or email.



CONVENIENT LOCAL OFFICES in Buffalo, Rochester, Lockport, Medina, Williamsville/Clarence, Orchard Park Niagara Falls, Akron, Batavia, Albany, New Rochelle, Queens and Syracuse. He will also meet personally with you at your home, nursing home or the hospital. His services cover  Accidents/Personal Injury, Animal Law, Business Law, Commercial Litigation,Criminal/Traffic/DWI Defense, Divorce/Custody/Support Estate Planning, Elder Law, Fire Company/District Law, Guardianships, Landlord Tenant Law, Medicaid Law, Probate & Will Contests and Trials/Appeals.






BOOKS written on personal injury, DWI, Probate, Small Business, Landlord/Tenant and Medicaid law:  The  Injury Victims’ Legal Survival Guide, The Upstart Small Business Legal Guide ,How to Survive Legally as a Landlord, How to Form Your Own “S” Corporation and Avoid Double Taxation, Executor’s Legal Survival Guide, Checkpoint: A Complete Guide to New York DWI Law, The Complete Guide to Medicaid in New York; and  Answers to Your New York Probate & Will Contest Questions



CHARGE FOR A PERSONAL INJURY CASE EVALUATION. We will advise you of your rights at a free personal injury consultation. Our initial conversation costs you nothing even if you choose not to have us represent you.



Fee unless you win your personal injury case. (No Fee Guarantee).

Community Involvement

Robert Friedman firmly believes that being an active participant in the community is necessary for a successful law practice.

That’s why he’s committed much of his time to the citizens and business organizations that make the New York area special. Here’s a brief outline of some of those commitments:

  • Akron Village Prosecutor- twenty years
  • Akron Chamber of Commerce- board
  • Akron Senior Center- legal counsel
  • Alden Town-Special Counsel
  • Alden Village-Special Counsel
  • Amherst-Special Counsel
  • Brothers of Mercy Campus Foundation – advisory board member
  • Clarence Chamber of Commerce-board of directors six years
  • Clarence Hollow Association member
  • Clarence IDA legal counsel-nine years
  • Clarence Rotary Club – President
  • Clarence Rotary Foundation – legal counsel
  • Clarence Senior Center-board of directors
  • Clarence Town Prosecutor-nineteen years
  • Clarence Town Attorney-six years
  • Crossroads House- legal counsel
  • Hearts and Hands-Faith in Action – board of directors
  • Newstead  Town Prosecutor
  • Prosecutor’s Association of New York – Treasurer

Robert Friedman is a member of the following legal associations:

  • American Bar Association (Real Property/Probate/Trust, and General Practice Sections)
  • Erie County Bar Association (Real Estate, Justice Courts, Surrogate’s Court, and Municipal Law, Committees)
  • New York State Bar Association (Real Property, Elder Law, General Practice, Municipal Sections)
  • Genesee County Bar Association


If you are in need of legal assistance in the Rochester and New York area, contact Rochester Attorney Robert Friedman for dedicated representation.

Let his experience work for you.

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Client Reviews

“Friedman & Ranzenhofer provided prompt, courteous and professional assistance regarding a current legal issue. We have used the services of this firm repeatedly because of their consistent high quality service levels.”
– Ed Berowski

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